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Miami's Five Best Underground Dance Clubs

Miami's megaclubs are definitely something we'd recommend everyone experience at least once -- if they can afford it. Often referred to as "Vegas style," South Beach was actually providing this kind of entertainment long before Sin City jumped on the EDM bandwagon.

But unlike Las Vegas, Miami also boasts lots of underground dance spots, with clubs on either side of the causeway pushing the limits of electronic dance music. They proudly use genre tags like techno, house, glitch, Italo disco, nu-disco, and others, refusing to adhere to catch-all terminology. These are the nightlife venues where clubbers who have grown tired of chart-approved formulas can find something a little deeper.

Here is a guide to Miami's five best underground dance clubs.

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Jose D. Duran is the associate editor of Miami New Times. He's the strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's cultural scene since 2006. He has a BS in journalism and will live in Miami as long as climate change permits.
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